Meta & Essays

This is currently a dumping ground for stuff that doesn't strictly fit the definition of 'meta' in the context of fandom.

Stronger in Numbers turns 10 Years Old

I wrote Stronger in Numbers, or, And Will He Starve Without Me in complete isolation from any other Teen Wolf fic, and as a result, it came out differently to other TW fic of the time.

Fri 27 Jan 2023

Blanket Statement

The Blanket Statement and Transformative Works Policy for bloodwrites.

Desperation turns 10 years old

Sometime early in 2011, I started writing a Harry/Draco fic for my oldest, bestest, fandom friend, venis-envy. It took me two years 🤣

Sun 22 Jan 2023

I'm not ignoring you, I swear

being followed by users on limited instances is complicated okay

Wed 07 Dec 2022

AI Fic? It already exists.

Evidence has been found that AI's are being trained on AO3, and AI has already been used to write fanfic.

Tue 06 Dec 2022

Transformative vs Consumptive Fandom

The influx of fandom goers resulting from the mainstreaming of fandom is changing the fandom dynamics.

Tue 29 Nov 2022


Mastodon doesn't have QRTs, and that's okay.

Thu 03 Nov 2022

Fucking Ryan

This fucking original character that kept insinuating himself in everything I wrote for a while.

Tue 25 Oct 2022

DO NOT put my pseud in a public bookmark

I will anon or orphan before I ever delete fic, but if I ever DO need to go invisible, my pseud in the bookmark might necessitate actual deletion, and I'd rather not have to do that.

Mon 30 Mar 2020


I'm bloodwrites, and I've been knocking around the fandom internets since the early 2000s. I write fic, almost exclusively slash. I like Dean Winchester, vampires, pirates, and CSS. Some people know me as vamp.

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